Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
All prices include the buyer’s premium
A pair of carved wood ducks by Charles “Shang” Wheeler (1867-1956) made $216,000, a new record by the maker, at a Winter Sale held March 4-5 by Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC in Hingham, MA. Also, the only known Dodge wood duck in original paint hailing from the J. N. Dodge Factory (1883-1893) achieved $108,000; a raised-wing canvasback pair by A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) topped out at $102,000, and a hollow golden plover by Lew Horton flew away for $108,000.